• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Body found on beach was missing man, 31

A body found on a beach has been identified as that of a missing man.

Ian Carruthers, 31, was reported missing from the town of Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, on January 17.

Police Scotland confirmed that a body discovered yesterday morning on the Solway Firth shoreline at Portling, near Dalbeattie, was that of Mr Carruthers.

A post-mortem examination has taken place and his family have been informed.

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding his disappearance are continuing, police said.

Contextual targeting label: 

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.